Talking to Your Child About Divorce: Try This!

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July 10th, 2019 . Jackie Pilossoph

Talking to your child about divorce isn't easy, but there's something I want to share that I think is very helpful and beneficial. We all have a story about how we met and fell in love with our ex’s. I call it a "Once upon a time" story. If you ...

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Single Mom Advice: Should You Push Your Kids In Sports?

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May 13th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

I've been writing for this great single mom site called ESME. Check it out! Here is a piece I wrote on the issue of whether or not it is beneficial to push your kids when it comes to sports.   To Push or Not To Push Your Kids In Sports  b...

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17 Things to Say To Your Kids After You Drop The Divorce Bomb

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June 16th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

One of the most heartbreaking and difficult aspects of a divorce is telling the kids. Not a child of divorce myself, I can’t pretend to know how it would feel to be so young and innocent and have your heart shattered when you hear shocking news tha...

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Dating With Kids: My Kids Won’t Accept My New Guy

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February 9th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

One of the many reasons I love being a divorce website writer and dating columnist is that almost every time I meet someone new and they find out what I do, they ask me for either dating or divorce advice, or in the case of two nights ago, dating wit...

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Divorce and Children: 5 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids

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May 10th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

When it comes to divorce and children, Dr. Cassandra Friedman, Ph.D, LCPC, CADC has seen and heard her share of stories. Friedman has been an adolescent, adult and family therapist for 30 years, whose patients include dozens of children with divorced...

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